October 24, Birgunj. The Chhath festival, which is celebrated with pomp and circumstance in the Terai-Madhesh, has now brought vibrancy to Province No. 2.
The people of Saptari, Siraha, Dhanusha, Mahottari, Rautahat, Sarlahi, Bara and Parsa districts under Province No. 2 have celebrated Chhath festival with devotion and joy.
It has been a tradition to celebrate Chhath festival in its traditional style by constructing Chhathghats near the local ponds and temples.
According to the tradition, on the evening of Chhath, the setting sun is worshiped by standing in the reservoir and offering arghya.
See the splendor of Chhath festival of Janakpurdham